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Scheduled Refueling and Maintenance Outage for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station Unit 1 Underway

Refueling occurs every 24 months, allowing the unit to generate reliable, always-on carbon-free power for another two years
Berwick, Pa., (March 30, 2022) – Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC announced today that operators at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station (“Susquehanna”) safely disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid to begin its regularly scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The […]

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Scheduled Refueling and Maintenance Outage for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station Unit 2 Underway

Refueling required every 24 months, allowing the unit to generate energy for the grid 24/7/365

Operators at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station (“Susquehanna”) safely disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid today to begin its scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The unit’s outage occurs every two years and ensures that the station continues […]

By |March 22nd, 2021|Plant news, Zero Carbon Energy|Comments Off on Scheduled Refueling and Maintenance Outage for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station Unit 2 Underway

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants 9 of Top 10 Generators in 2019: EIA

As posted 10/2/20 by Power Engineering.com

The U.S. nuclear energy sector may be struggling to hold its own in the generation mix, but those plants are once again proving to be the most productive in the nation.

A recent federal Energy Information Administration report showed that nine of the 10 highest-generating power plants in the U.S. […]

By |October 16th, 2020|Industry news, Plant news, Zero Carbon Energy|Comments Off on U.S. Nuclear Power Plants 9 of Top 10 Generators in 2019: EIA

You Can’t Have True Energy Independence Without Nuclear Energy

As posted August 21 2020 on Energy.gov

By Dan Brouillette, U.S. Secretary of Energy

In order to secure the economic and security benefits of a true “all-of-the-above” energy agenda, the United States must be at the forefront of nuclear innovation. This is crucial not only for ensuring clean, reliable, and affordable power to the American people, but […]

By |August 26th, 2020|Industry news, Plant news, Zero Carbon Energy|Comments Off on You Can’t Have True Energy Independence Without Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy Remains Essential to Electricity Generation Amid COVID-19

As published in the April 30 edition of Morning Consult

Our country is facing an unprecedented crisis. Hospitals are overrun with patients suffering from the swift and sudden impact of COVID-19, compounded by shortages of personal protective equipment and critical ventilators. Grocery stores face significant shortages of essential items.

We cannot allow our country to face […]

By |May 5th, 2020|Industry news, Zero Carbon Energy|Comments Off on Nuclear Energy Remains Essential to Electricity Generation Amid COVID-19